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slang A toilet, especially in one's house. A humorous reference to the tendency of people to read while sitting down on the toilet. John's just in the library at the moment. He should be down shortly. I just need to go to the library before we leave.
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library

n. a bathroom; an outhouse. (Not a public restroom.) John is in the library at the moment.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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